Helledie theme

Helpmate in three or more moves where the motive fo the first black move becomes apparent only after the second white move has been played, or later. Black must play first.

Heinonen, Unto

Thema Danicum, Helledie-50 JT, 2004

1st Prize

Example: Helledie theme
h#4 2.1... (4+12)

1.Sg7 e3 2.fxe3 Sg6 3.Kd3 Kh7 4.Rc3 Sf4#
1.Rf7 b4 2.axb4 Sc6 3.Kc4 Kg8 4.Bc3 Sa5#

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FEN: 7K/r7/8/pprbN2n/3npp2/1Pk5/2pbP3/8

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Witztum, Menachem

Thema Danicum, Helledie-50 JT, 2004

2nd Prize

Example: Helledie theme
h#3 2.1... (7+7)

1.Rc5 Sef6 2.Qd8 Sf8 3.Qd6 Sg6#
1.Bc4 Shf6 2.Qh2 Sd6 3.Qf4 Sf7#

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FEN: 4N2q/7N/b1p5/r2Pk1P1/pK4P1/p1P5/8/8

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Garai, Toma

Probleemblad, 1993

Comm.

Example: Helledie theme
h#3 b) wPa4→e5  (3+12)

a) 1.Sce4 Qxe2 2.Rd6 Qxf1 3.R1d4 Qb5#
b) 1.Sg4 Qxd2 2.Bb5 Qxd1 3.Qc4 Qd6#

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FEN: 8/8/5n1p/p1k5/P6K/1pnQ2p1/3rb3/3rbq2

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Ott, Markus Johannes

Schach-Aktiv, 1993

1st Prize

Example: Helledie theme
h#3 2.1... (4+7)

1.Ra4 Sf5 2.Ke2 b4 3.Rf1 Sd4#
1.Ba4 Sf2 2.Ke3 b3 3.Sf3 Sd1#

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FEN: 7K/8/8/8/3r1rN1/3p1kN1/1P1p4/3bn3

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Paliulionis, Viktoras

4th FIDE World Cup, 2015

2nd Comm.

Example: Helledie theme
h#9  (2+4)

1.Qb8 Ka5 2.Kb7 Ba3 3.Kc6 Bd6 4.Kd5 Bxb8 5.Kc4 Bd6 6.Kb3 Ba3 7.Ka2 Kb4 8.Ka1 Kb3 9.Sb1 Bb2#

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FEN: k7/8/K7/4p3/8/1qn5/1B6/8

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Zajic, Helmut

Die Schwalbe, 1978

Example: Helledie theme
h#3  (6+6)

1.Rf6 e6 2.Ke5 Sxf6 3.Kxf6 Se8#

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FEN: 1B2Nr2/1pNK4/1P4n1/4Pnb1/3k4/8/8/8

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